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Obamanaut Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-04-11 04:41 PM
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8. I buy beans for coffee, and grind them. I just checked the bag, and it is
clearly marked 11 oz. Nowhere does it say 1 lb or even 16 ounces, but clearly 11 oz.

Next, out of curiosity, I checked in the cabinet, and found a 5 lb bag of sugar, again clearly marked, 5 lb.

I don't understand how a 1 pound bag of coffee can be 11 ounces, or five pounds of sugar be four pounds. Are the ones you get mislabeled? Do you not check the labels?

Is it possible to reduce the other ingredients in your cookie recipe by the same ratio as the pumpkin?
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  -prices higher, quantity and quality lower Syrinx  Nov-04-11 06:19 AM   #0 
  - its true, our store is offering small portions for a proportionally higher price  meow mix   Nov-04-11 06:24 AM   #1 
  - Some "pounds" of coffee are 11oz..I saw one with 9.5 oz of a "gourmet-brand"  SoCalDem   Nov-04-11 06:30 AM   #2 
  - I buy beans for coffee, and grind them. I just checked the bag, and it is  Obamanaut   Nov-04-11 04:41 PM   #8 
     - I'm "old school" and was referring to the "size" of the packaging  SoCalDem   Nov-04-11 05:01 PM   #12 
        - I don't know what the cutoff for 'old school' or 'old timer' is, but I'm 69. I check  Obamanaut   Nov-04-11 05:10 PM   #15 
  - you are right on. yup. nt  seabeyond   Nov-04-11 06:34 AM   #3 
  - yeah, gotta be careful. they are sneaky about it too. Like peanut butter  ejpoeta   Nov-04-11 06:49 AM   #4 
  - Was the correct weight listed on the package? Or on the tag on the shelf?  Obamanaut   Nov-04-11 06:56 AM   #5 
  - Next time go 'local' with Conecuh.  trof   Nov-04-11 07:13 AM   #6 
  - K & R  DAMANgoldberg   Nov-05-11 02:12 AM   #18 
  - tropicana orange juice.  emcguffie   Nov-04-11 07:38 AM   #7 
  - It's to the point now where I have to shop at Costco  SomethingFishy   Nov-04-11 04:47 PM   #9 
  - You bought different sausage, perhaps?  Robb   Nov-04-11 04:50 PM   #10 
  - Anyone notice cable movie channels getting worse?  aint_no_life_nowhere   Nov-04-11 04:56 PM   #11 
  - Networks on TV/Cable  Bryn   Nov-04-11 05:05 PM   #13 
     - Playhouse 90 is long, long gone, unfortunately  aint_no_life_nowhere   Nov-04-11 05:08 PM   #14 
  - Something even more noticeable  Jack Sprat   Nov-04-11 05:22 PM   #16 
  - Yep, it's the old "pay more get less" corporate way. I know they've been slipping out sheets from  louslobbs   Nov-04-11 05:23 PM   #17 
  - OT a bit, but consider trying Jennie-O Turkey Kielbasa for your  coalition_unwilling   Nov-05-11 02:32 AM   #19 
 

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